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Policy Summary

This uncodified ordinance shows that in 2009, Minneapolis raised the fees for small animal permits from $30 to $50. The Minneapolis code has been reorganized since this amendment was adopted; permitting requirements for keeping of chickens and other fowl are covered in Title 4, Sec. 63.90.

Background Information

State Minnesota
Jurisdiction Name Minneapolis
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 200,000-800,000
Legal Strategies
  • Requires something, sets standards
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Grow; Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?

Health-related goal?

Environmental goal?

Economic goal?

Includes findings?

Has a stated intent or purpose?

Includes definitions?

Addresses implementation?

Provides information related to the issuance of a permit, as well as duration of issued permits. (70.10(e-f))

Enforcement provisions?

Cause for cancellation of permit and/or result in administrative fine. (70.10(e))

Evaluation component?

Minneapolis Animal Care and Control will inspect the premises regarding application fee and 5 year permit fee annually or as deemed necessary. (70.10(f),(g))

Requires extra investment?

Code context and ordinance history

Uncodified Ordinance 2009-Or-189; Amending Title 4, Chapter 70 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Animals and Fowl: Fowl, Pigeons, and Other Small Animals. Relevant portion is found on p. 1421 of the linked "Council Proceedings" document. This chapter has since been removed from the Minneapolis Code. Regulations relating to keeping of chickens and other fowl can be found in part in Title 4, Sect. 63.90 (current through Oct. 6, 2017).